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Honoring Black History Month

Honoring Black History Month February is Black History Month and the Brigance Brigade Foundation is honoring this time by recognizing ALS in the African American community. It is vitally important to expand resources and research on the racial and ethnic

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The Champions’ Circle – Volunteers of the Year

The Champions’ Circle – Volunteers of the Year This year, the Brigance Brigade Foundation recognizes Team Val’s Pals as Volunteers of the Year. This team is a fundraising force captained by Valerie Chase Smith, which raised over $50,000 for the

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Give the Gift of Care

Give the Gift of Care this Holiday Season The Brigance Brigade Foundation is one of the only ALS organizations to provide significant funding for equipment and in-home care not covered by insurance. Your donation provides families with hope and help.

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National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month This month we honor the many current and past ALS family caregivers who tirelessly support their loved ones through daily acts of love, time and personal assistance. Join us in sending them extra love and support!

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Soiree and Away contest!

The Brigance Brigade Foundation is excited to announce that Southwest Airlines has generously donated Southwest Flight e-passes in support of the upcoming Soirée with O.J. ….and we want to give them to YOU! Anyone who purchases a Soirée with O.J.

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‘Note to Self,’ a Response by O.J. Brigance

‘Note to Self,’ a Response by O.J. Brigance After seeing CBS This Morning’s powerful segment about Chris Rosati’s “Note to Self,” O.J. Brigance wanted to reach out and connect with Chris. We share O.J.’s letter to Chris with you below.

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Soirée with O.J. – A Rockin’ Good Time!

Soirée with O.J. – A Rockin’ Good Time! Order your tickets now, space is limited! The Brigance Brigade Foundation is excited to team up with the Hard Rock Café again this year to raise funds for families battling ALS at the

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Celebrate July 4th in Honor of the ALS Community

“Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth.” -Lou Gehrig   Monday, July 4, 2016, marks the 77th anniversary

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Chanda Brigance Named Woman of the Year

Gridiron Greats Names Chanda Brigance Woman of the Year Chanda Brigance, Co-Founder of the Brigance Brigade Foundation, has been named the 2016 Sylvia Mackey Woman of the Year Award recipient! The award was presented at Mike Ditka’s Gridiron Greats Hall

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Zumba Participants Raise $1,298 for People Battling ALS!

Zumba Participants Raise $1,125 for People Battling ALS! On Wednesday, May 11, Baltimore area residents got up and moving for fun, fitness and a great cause at the third annual Zumbathon for ALS! Merritt Athletic Clubs teamed up with the

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